Category Archives: Finance

02Aug/21

2iQ launches Capitol Trades, a platform that tracks US politician’s trades

2iQ Research has launched the online service Capitol Trades (capitoltrades.com), where investors can track stock market trades of Capitol Hill politicians in a convenient way. Continue reading

26Jul/21

BitBase launches its own token internationally

BitBase has just celebrated the global launch of its BTBS token, an owned cryptocurrency that serves as a key to connect both the digital and physical worlds, and gives access to BitBase’s financial services ecosystem with attractive conditions. Its total issuance will be 100 million BTBS, without the possibility of being increased. Continue reading

23Jul/21

Fintech, Suits Me, Undergoes Major Digital Rebrand After Year of Growth

Alternative banking solution, Suits Me, have transformed their brand identity with a brand-new logo and website. This new facelift represents the continual growth that the six-year-old fintech has experienced in the last year, and signifies a fresher, better, and faster user experience available to all account holders. Continue reading

15Jul/21

Boubyan Bank proudly launches the world’s first Islamic international digital bank

Boubyan Bank Group today announces the launch of Nomo, a fully licensed and regulated UK Islamic digital bank catering for customers with a global financial outlook. Nomo has launched as a brand name of the UK-based Bank of London and The Middle East (BLME), in which Boubyan Bank is a majority shareholder. Continue reading

03Jun/21

Etsy to acquire global fashion resale marketplace Depop

Etsy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ETSY), which operates two-sided online marketplaces that connect millions of passionate and creative buyers and sellers around the world, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Depop, a privately-held, community-led, and purpose-driven marketplace for unique fashion for $1.625 billion consisting primarily of cash, subject to certain adjustments for Depop’s working capital, transaction expenses, cash and indebtedness, and certain deferred and unvested equity for Depop management and employees. Continue reading

02Jun/21

Standard Chartered and BC Group Partner to Establish Europe-Based Institutional Digital Asset Trading Venture

SC Ventures, the innovation and ventures unit of Standard Chartered, and BC Technology Group (BC Group), Asia’s leading digital asset company and parent of Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC)-licensed digital-asset platform OSL, today announced they have partnered to establish a digital asset brokerage and exchange platform for institutional and corporate clients in the UK and Europe. Continue reading

01Jun/21

Wirex Partners with Terra Virtua for Exclusive NFT Giveaway

Wirex, the leading payments platform is partnering with Terra Virtua – the world’s first fully immersive digital collectibles platform – to bring the benefits of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) to a mainstream audience. To celebrate WXT’s 2nd birthday, Wirex will give away 500 exclusive Terra Virtua vFlect NFTs, as well as up to $500,000 worth of cryptocurrency in promotions throughout June. Continue reading

12May/21

Mukuru Wins the Most Innovative Online Remittance App in the Global Brands Magazine – FinTech Awards 2021

Mukuru Africa (Pty) Ltd was awarded the “Most Innovative Online Remittance App” in South Africa by Global Brands Magazine during 2021 FinTech Awards Program. Mukuru Africa was recognized by the jury for their successful efforts in creating a reliable financial banking ecosystem. Continue reading

11May/21

Artmarket.com: the NFT phenomenon – a market ‘disruptor’ – Artprice asks: what does it mean for the art market?

NFTs haven’t just been invented, but their arrival in the auction sphere has had the effect of a tidal wave. Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips have each sold their very first Non-Fungible Token in the past two months, while many other auction houses and galleries are getting drawn into the adventure. Artprice recognizes the unlimited creativity at the heart of this new medium as well as its extraordinary demand potential which seems in line with the rapid growth of the tech sector, but also with the aspirations of future generations of collectors. Continue reading